The Star Wars Underworld Podcast (The Clone Wars Strikes Back)

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran are joined by our old friend Irish Chris of the 501st Irish Garrison to discuss the Jar Jar Binks and Mace Windu duology from Season 6.  Listen as they discuss Jar Jar's swan song and try to make sense of the mysteries of the Force (is magic just an illusion?)  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_37.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 6:02pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Order 66 arc from Season Six of The Clone Wars.  What did they think of the mystery surrounding Protocol 66, how about the conclusion to Fives' story, and how might this have affected Rex.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Order_66.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 8:17pm PDT

At long last, The Clone Wars Strikes Back is back!  On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Ahsoka Arc that wrapped up Season 5.  They look at Ahsoka's journey through these episodes, the relationship between Anakin and Ahsoka, and the failings of the Jedi order.  Plus, is Bariss truly a villain?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_34.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 5:40pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Onderon arc from the beginning of Season 5.  The delve into how this arc relates to the current Star Wars Rebels series, the failures of the Jedi, and the politics of the planet Onderon.  Plus they look at Ahsoka's growth in these episodes and examine the characters of Lux, Steela, and Saw.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_30.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 1:04pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Darth Maul Returns arc from the end of Season 4.  They break down the episodes "Massacre," "Bounty," "Brothers," and "Revenge" focusing on the characters of Darth Maul, Asajj Ventress, and Obi-Wan Kenobi.  They also get into Nightsister Magic, Bounty Hunters, and the ways of the Dark Side.  Plus Talzin's plan, Boba Fett, Savage Opress, Morley, and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_29.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 10:49pm PDT

On this Christmas themed episode Dominic and Ciaran (aka Santa and Rudolph) break down the episodes Shadow Warrior, Mercy Mission, and Nomad Droids.  From Jar Jar and Grievous to 3PO and R2 wacky adventures, they cover it all!  Plus the death of Tarpals, Clones being jerks, and more discussion about what powers in the galaxy are the Force and what aren't.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_25.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 10:25pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Mon Cala arc from the start of season 4.  From Prince Lee-Char to Riff Tamsen, and everything in between!  They also look at Ahsoka's  growth in these episodes.  Plus, Captain Ackbar, No Sori, the history on Mon Cala, and the gungan army.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_24.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 1:59pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran are joined by Chris from the Star Wars Underworld to talk about the Mortis Trilogy.  They delve into some of the biggest questions around the Star Wars universe as a whole.  What is Balance of the Force?  Is Anakin the chosen one?  Plus they delve into what this arc means for Ahsoka and how it could have influenced her decision to leave the Jedi Order.  Also, what is Mortis, can someone be brought back to life, and is does Mortis affect the rest of the galaxy or does Mortis affect the rest of the galaxy (or a bit of both)?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_21.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 8:57pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the trilogy of episodes 'Heroes on both Sides', 'Pursuit of Peace', and 'Senate Murders.'  How do they feel about The Clone Wars tackling such political topics?  Did the series go to far or not far enough?  What did they think of seeing the Separatist parliament and meeting a good separatist.  Plus they delve into how this arc really shows just how broken the Republic is and how Palpatine was able to manipulate it.  Also, Tan Divo, a Star Wars/House of Cards cross over, #Luxsoka, and so much more!

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Direct download: Episode_19.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:04pm PDT

Dominic and Ciaran return after their extended summer break to discuss the stand alone episode 'Sphere of Influence' and the trilogy of 'Evil Plans', 'Hostage Crisis', and 'Hunt for Ziro'.  What was it like to see action hero George Lucas?  Did Chuchi fail the Republic?  How does 'Hostage Crisis' compare to the rest of the trilogy?  What did they think of Quinlan Vos?  Plus, Anakin and Padme, cake shopping, Palpatine, Cad Bane, the Hutt Council, and the Ziro/Sy Snoodles relationship.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_18.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:46pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Domino Squad trilogy of episodes, 'Clone Cadets, 'Rookies', and 'ARC Troopers'.  What did they think of how this story was told over multiple seasons?  Who had the more tragic death, Hevy or 99?  Plus clone trooper training, the invasion of Kamino, Grievous and Ventress working together, and the advancement of Echo and Fives.  Also, hear their thoughts on the Clone Wars related news out of Comic Con!  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_17.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 10:17am PDT

Dominic and Ciaran are back to discuss the episodes "Corruption", "The Academy", and "Assassin".  How do they feel about the Mandalore duology now that they've seen what happens on Mandalore?  What is it about Mandalore that makes everyone act so strange?  Why is Yoda's advice to Ahsoka about premonitions so different from his advice to Anakin?  Plus, corruption, Aurra Sing, the relationship between Ahsoka and Padme, and Yoda's advice gets reinterpreted as Disney songs!  All this and much more!

 

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Direct download: Episode_16.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:55pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Boba Fett trilogy from season 2!  Did the most famous Bounty Hunter live up to our expectations?  Is Boba a sympathetic character?  Plus what did they think of Aurra Sing, Bossk, and Castus?  Also Plo Koon and Ahsoka, Anakin and Mace, and an astromech fist fight.  All this and much more!

Plus stay tuned to the end for some hilarious bloopers!

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Direct download: Episode_15.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:23pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ciaran are joined by Jeff from the Get Your Geek on Team to discuss the Mandalore trilogy from season 2!  What do they think of of the Death Watch?  What is Sidious' role in all this?  What qualities do Obi-Wan and Satine share with Anakan and Padme (as well as Han and Leia!)  Plus, what implications could these episodes have on the new continuity, Darth Vader foreshadowing, and Ciaran has the greatest quote of all time!  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Episode_14.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:25pm PDT

 

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran are joined by David Delgado from Echo Base Media to discuss the episodes 'Grievous Intrigue', 'The Deserter', and 'Lightsaber Lost'.  Plus they sit down with Chris Edgerly, voice of Eeth Koth in these episodes.   What do they think of the new Jedi Eeth Koth, Adi Gallia, and Terra Sinube?  What does meeting Cut mean to Rex?  What are Grievous' motivations?  Also, Ahsoka's lessons, Obi-Wan letting us know how he really feels, and Grievous and the droids.  Plus find out how you can win an autograph from Chris Edgerly!  All this and much more!

 

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Direct download: episode_13.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:01pm PDT

 

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran are joined by Chris Seekell from The Star Wars Underworld and Channel 1138 to discuss the 5 episode Geonosis arc from Season 2.  What do they think of the 'Panakin' relationship (as Dominic called it)? How do they feel about Zombies in Star Wars? How does Ciaran really feel about Luminara Unduli?  Plus their thoughts on Ki-Adi Mundi, Padawan and master differences, an 'Empire Strikes Back' tangent, kill counts, and more.  Also Chris won't stop bringing up "The Bachelor".   All this and much more!

 

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Direct download: Episode_12.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 10:38pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ciaran discuss the episode 'Bounty Hunters', 'The Zillo Beast', and 'The Zillo Beast Strikes Back'.  What did they think of the new bounty hunters?  What about the Zillo Beast?  All this an much more!

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Direct download: Episode_11.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 7:35pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ciaran start off season 2 with a bang!  They break down the Cad bane trilogy, consisting of the episodes 'Holocron Heist', 'Cargo of Doom', and 'Children of the Force'.  What did they think of Cad Bane?  How about Anakin and Ahsoka's relationship?  And just what did they think of the triple mind trick on Cad Bane?  Plus a prequel rant, TODO-360, and the Kyber Crystal.  All this and much more!  (Plus stay tuned to the end for some hilarious bloopers!)

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Direct download: Episode_10.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 1:21pm PDT

 

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran discuss the Ryloth arc from Season 1, made up of the episodes 'Storm of Ryloth', 'Innocents of Ryloth', and 'Liberty on Ryloth'.  What did they think of Anakin and Ahsoka's relationship in this arc?  What about Waxer and Boil's encounter with Numa?  And is Mace Windu more like Anakin than he's willing to admit?  Plus they share their initial thoughts on Season 6, try to find Hera Syndulla hidden in these episodes, and discuss the villains of this arc stack up against each other?  Also, just how different would the battle of been if Obi-Wan had Twitter?  All this and much more!

 

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Direct download: episode_9.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 9:08pm PDT

On this episode Dominic and Ciaran break down the episodes 'The Blue Shadow Virus' and 'Mystery of A Thousand Moons', as well as the brand new trailer for Season 6!  What are they excited for in the trailer?  What do they think of the new characters Dr Vindi and Jaybo?  What do they think of Jar Jar in these episodes?  Plus, how much does Obi-Wan know about Anakin and Padme, what do they think of Iego and Angels, and are clone born to be killed?  All this and much more!

 

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Direct download: Episode_8.1.mp3
Category:The Clone Wars Strikes Back -- posted at: 8:51pm PDT